Victorian 2026 Commonwealth Games Research Study

What are your ideas for Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games (V2026) sporting legacies for Bendigo and Central Victoria?

Sports Focus has partnered with Griffith University, La Trobe University and Federation University to gather community insights, ideas and aspirations for a V2026 sporting legacy across Bendigo and Central Victoria.

Please click the button below to find out how you can share your ideas to help shape local planning for sport and maximise the potential benefits for our sporting community.

We are interested in your views on potential sporting legacies for Bendigo and Central Victoria; potential impacts of hosting the Games, and the challenges and opportunities the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games presents for the community.

We look forward to you sharing your insights and ideas to help shape our planning for the V2026 sporting legacies.

Who can complete the survey?

Anyone with an interest in local community sport is encouraged to complete the survey. Whether they are a current participant or volunteer, someoe who’s participated in the past, someone who has family members that participant or anyone who would love to be participating but for various reasons may not be at the moment.


This research has ethics approval from Griffith University (GU Ref No: 2022/802).

Further information: if you would like further information or have any questions regarding this project, please contact Business Manager, Stuart Craig on 5442 3101 or email